Dr Ayia Al-Asadi
Doctor, NHS
Alumna, Heathfield School (now Northwood College for Girls)
Class of 2006

“My time at school taught me everything I know about life, it made me who I am today. It taught me to follow my dreams and to persevere no matter what.”

“On my first day at Heathfield, I remember being overwhelmed, I think, because it was a big change from my primary school. It was the usual kind of nerves and anxiety as I could tell this was going to be a different kind of school, because…

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Isoken Alli-Usman
Senior Legal Counsel at Globeleq
Alumna, Putney High School
Class of 2003

“A bursary allowed me to go to Putney where I was given the belief I could achieve my goals. I was taught to develop resilience and to be pro-active. My school gave me the tools to achieve. Putney shaped my life.“

Soké grew up in Vauxhall, South London. When she first applied to Putney HighSchool, no one in her neighbourhood had even heard of the school, leta lone been entered for the entrance exam. Soké did not let that stop her and…

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